7.4/10
59
6 user 1 critic

American Reel (2003)

Not Rated | | Drama , Music | 24 November 2010 (USA)
Trailer
1:38 | Trailer
The story of an overnight success - twenty years in the making...

Director:

Mark Archer
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Comedy

This unique Hollywood story is the life-and-times chronicle of one of our greatest directors, Oskar Knight.

Director: Scott Fivelson
Stars: Lenny von Dohlen, Margaret O'Brien, Joaquim de Almeida
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

An ex-Hollywood screenwriter, now teaching an evening class in New York, finds himself in a battle of wits with a devious screen writing student.

Director: Hilarion Banks
Stars: Zuher Khan, James Wilder, Joaquim de Almeida
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Medieval knight Lord Gregoire, who has been betrayed by his own advisor and warriors for an abundance of gold and riches, vows that after these traitors revel in ten life-times of excess, he will have his bloody revenge.

Director: Paul Sampson
Stars: Paul Sampson, David Carradine, Udo Kier
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Director: Jeff Espanol
Stars: Jeff Espanol, David Roy, Robert Miano
Hell Ride (2008)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Two rival bikers gangs, the Victors and the Six-Six-Six's, refuel their decades-old rivalry.

Director: Larry Bishop
Stars: Larry Bishop, Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The grandson of Kwai Chang Kane walks out of the past. He teaches his son the Shaolin way in a temple. An evil force destroyed that temple. Father and son each believed that the other ... See full summary »

Director: Jud Taylor
Stars: David Carradine, Chris Potter, Roger Bate
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Ex-kickboxing champion turned sports photographer Max Havoc again finds himself in Guam on a publicity photo shoot. Max's helpful ways land him in the lives of the vacationing sisters Jane ... See full summary »

Directors: Albert Pyun, Isaac Florentine
Stars: Mickey Hardt, Nikki Ziering, Scott L. Schwartz
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.

Director: David Lee Miller
Stars: David Carradine, Mariel Hemingway, Brooke Nevin
Richard III (2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

"Now is the winter of our discontent..." With these timeless words, Duke Richard - lounging on his sun deck - sets his murderous plans in motion. His goal: to eliminate the hated rival ... See full summary »

Director: Scott Anderson
Stars: David Carradine, Sally Kirkland, Maria Conchita Alonso
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
David Carradine ... James Lee Springer
Michael Maloney ... Jason Fields
Mariel Hemingway ... Disney Rifkin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marina Anderson ... Commercial Director
Maite Arnedo Maite Arnedo ... Female Record Executive #2
Larissa Borkowski Larissa Borkowski ... Natasha
Frank Casagrande Frank Casagrande ... Pony-Tailed Record Exec.
Natalie Christian Natalie Christian
Troy Clark Troy Clark ... James' Cousin
Jason Dixie Jason Dixie ... Film Producer #1
Tahirah Essix Tahirah Essix ... Film Producer #2
Kevin Ferguson Kevin Ferguson ... Tony Marty
Darrell Griffin Darrell Griffin ... Delivery man
Daryl Hunter Daryl Hunter ... Student (voice)
Mike Leonardo Mike Leonardo ... Music Video Director
Edit

Storyline

The story of an overnight success - twenty years in the making...

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

Not Rated
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 November 2010 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"American Reel" was also screened on September 7, 2012, in Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles, as part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks' "Under the Sheet Music" outdoor film series. See more »

Quotes

Tony Marty: Hicksville. Kinda sounds like the end o' the world.
James Lee Springer: No... but you could see it from there.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This is a good little film!
2 August 2004 | by ctcostSee all my reviews

The cast does a great job acting in this small film. The overall tone of the film takes to you into the contorted road to stardom through the eye of what could be Picasso.

It takes all kinds of films to make up the world of entertainment, not just $200 million blockbusters by Jerry Bruckheimer. Considering how hard it is today to get films of this size made in Hollywood, the film deserves credit that margin alone.

If you happen to be the kind of person that does not gravitate to this kind of film, you might try looking at it from different angles. The character interplay, the direction, editing, music; maybe see what you do like instead of being fast to give it a negative. Either way you will come away broadened...


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 6 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed